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Political Power is its Own Reason for Being

The heading to this article won’t bear much scrutiny in its logical construction. The real story is that men, typically but not exclusively men, seek political power because they like being powerful. But again no: those who choose elective politics … Continue reading

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A Brief History of The Human Race

This book by Michael Cook should have been written in 1950 so I could have learned to love the subject of history in my youth, as my father vainly urged me. It provides what I had often longed for: a … Continue reading

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